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Dec 8, 2012 10:00am PST
improve the education system. the fund mental things are what we need to work on. not just that we are growing faster in 2013 but for many years thereafter. >> christine, you make the point all the time. first of all, education, the payback is good. when you look at the numbers and compare the average to those with college degree, it's half. the unemployment rate is half. >> i'm terrified about the kids who haven't had a chance to get in the labor market yet. they have a degree, student debt. they're not in the labor market yet. the first job you have. the first foot on. the first foot on the ladder is so important to lifetime achievement. it's a country eating your young. good education but there is an opportunity for the education once you get into the labor market. >> christine, diane, ken. thanks for joining us. good conversation about the jobs report. let's see what the future holds in terms of jobs. all right. does this man scare you? if you're a republican in congress the answer is probably yes. in the last three weeks, more lawmakers have said they are done with grover nor
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Dec 9, 2012 12:00pm PST
. there are possibly other things which are trickier, like trying to improve the education system, but sort of these fundamental things, what we need to work on. not just that we're growing a little faster in 2013, but for many years there after. >> christine, you make this point all the time, actually. first of all, education, the payback is good. when you look at these numbers and compare the average to those with a college degree. it's half. the unplace of employment rate is half. >> it is, but i'm terrified about the kids who haven't had a chance to get in the labor market yet. so they've got a degree, debt, they're not in the labor market yet, so they haven't been able to get into that group that has half the employment of everything else. they're having a tough time and as we know, that first job you have, that first foot on the first rung -- >> those sort, up to the age of 30 is higher. up to 11. >> that first step on the ladder is so important to your lifetime earnings, achievement. as a country, it's eati ining y if you can't figure out a good edge kax, but there's an opportun
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Dec 8, 2012 2:00am PST
, between environmental policy and prioritization of education, things like that. there's a definite policy choice in the state of new jersey. >> could you beat him? >> look, i think he's vulnerable. i think he's vulnerable to any democrat. his high mark in public polls that have been published, his high mark right now, he polls only at 53%. >> how would you feel if the president comes down and puts his arm around him again at the height of the battle? >> if there was a cause, a need for that, i applaud my president. new jersey is in a crisis, i want him to bond with whoever is in the governor's office. politics should be left to political seasons. governing should be done during governing season. even now before we get to next year, the election year, even now it's time to focus on governing and serving people. >> booker for senate, 2013? >> again, my focus right now is trying to figure out what that next step will be that is in accordance with my values. life is about purpose, not position. my value is i want to find whatever i do that can best make a contribution to the people in
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Dec 9, 2012 7:00am PST
standings in lots of areas from competitiveness to education. the new number one in most cases, a scandinavian country. what is the secret sauce? we'll dig into it. >>> but first here's my take. as we debate whether the two parties can ever come together and get things done, here's something president obama could probably do by himself that would be a single accomplish money of the his presidency. end the war on tar rohr. for the first time since 9/11 an official has raised the prospect. johnson said in a speech to the oxford last week as the battle against al qaeda continues, there will be come a tipping point at which so many of the leaders and operatives of al qaeda and its affiliates have been killed or captured such that as al qaeda as wi know it has been effectively destroyed. at that point, he says, our efforts should no longer be considered an armed conflict. you might not realize it, but we're still living in a state of war. this is the longest since the civil war, world war i, world war ii. it grants the president and federal government extraordinary authorities, effecti
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Dec 6, 2012 12:00am PST
paying more taxes. i want our taxes to go to serve the policies of the country, education, charity, health care. i think that president obama's right about this. but i think compromise is going to be necessary to achieve some result. >> let me bring in abbe. your father is known as a moderate republican and a good dealmaker, a man who used to negotiate. what do you make of this? and what does he make of this? >> i think morale is so low right now. the country's so divided. especially for my generation. we're the ones that are going to be handed down the $60 trillion deficit. they will come to a deal. but right now, it's political theater. and it's probably going to look like the simpson-bowles. that will come full-circle again. >> here's a problem the republicans have got themselves into. is obama has been very clever here, the president. i think what he's done is skillfully said to the public, if he goes over the fiscal cliff, the republicans are prepared to make the entire middle class to pay more tax to save 2% of the wealthiest americans paying a little bit more. and that's a v
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Dec 8, 2012 7:00pm PST
, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> in the movie "the eternal sunshine on the spotless mind," the characters use high tech to delete painful memories. too bad we can't do that, right? new research says he may be able to. wendy walsh is here. it's very interesting, wendy. this is out of western university. they were looking for better treatments for two things, posttraumatic stress disorder and drug addiction. why those two very different things? isn't a memory a memory? >> no, because those two disorders, if you will, both involve spontaneous memories. obtrusive memories that jump in for the person with posttraumatic stress disorder, it's painful memories that interject in what now may be seemingly a pleasant day. for drug addicts, it may be environmental triggers that trigger pleasurable memories of how great that drug was. they're looking for how to suppress those kinds of memories. >> it sounds like you would want it but it's also a little bit
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Dec 6, 2012 10:00pm PST
to say, quote, this treaty would have given the u.n. oversight of the health care and education choices parents with special needs kids make. had it passed, crpd would have been the law of the land under the u.s. constitution supremacy clause and trumped state laws and could have been used as precedent by state and federal judges. again, that's not true. why the fudging of facts? we asked senator santorum on the program tonight. he declined, and like the others that won't explain themselves, we can guess their motivations and frankly it's so baffling we're taking wide guesses and we don't want to do that. the treaty supporters say that politics and a paranoia about the u.n. trumped the rights of the disabled in this vote. ted kennedy jr. is a health care attorney and advocate for people with disabilities. when he was 12 years old he lost his leg to bone cancer. there's a picture of him taken with his dad six years after that. he's a strong support either of the u.n. disabilities treaty. i spoke to him earlier today. >> it seems like you guys lost based on something that had noth
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Dec 10, 2012 11:00am PST
liberal arts programs suffering from budget cuts. florida hack looking to reform education in the state. your college major greatly affects how much money you make. according to the census data, engineering majors earn $3.5 million over a 40-year career, more than the median earnings for all majors, $2.4 million. those with education majors earn the least, $1.8 million. brooke? >>> bottom of the hour here, i'm brooke baldwin. thanks for being with me. you see the crowds, you see the president. he's speaking at redford, michigan, not too far from detroit. take a listen. >> so in addition to seeing the best workers in the world, you've got -- you've also got all this cool equipment. i want to try out some of the equipment. but secret service wouldn't let me. they said you're going to drop something on your head. hurt yourself. they were worried i would mess something up. and i -- they may not admit it, but i'm pretty sure they were happy the secret service wouldn't let me touch the equipment. now, it's been a little over a month since the election came to an end. [ applause ] so it's now
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Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
welcoming, whether it was immigration or education or voter suppression that we saw recently. each and every one of these issues really was counter to my values, that my mother and father raised me on. and the kind of ethics that i believe in that we should be a tolerant people. a welcoming people. and try to have a big tent as a party rather than try to shrink things. and the republican leadership, i really don't think the republicans, my mom and dad still happen to be republicans, but i think the leadership of the party today has moved in a direction that even jeb bush said not long ago, probably it would be difficult for ronald reagan to succeed in today's republican party. >> what do you parents make of your they're happy about it. my father is the son of a greek immigrant. my mother's family immigrated from ireland. and we are a nation of immigrants, as you know. you being one, i assume. and because of that, i think the tolerance that we should have as a nation doesn't stand for deportation. and an education, it doesn't stand for lessening the funding of public education. when
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Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
rights of parents to make decisions on how best to educate and otherwise care for their children with disabilities, and another provision of the treaty that can be read to obligate the united states government to pay for abortion services. >> you're just interpreting things. it never uses the word abortion, it basically says that disabled people should have the same access to health care that other people have, non-disabled people have overseas, again, we're talking about overseas. >> it does refer to reproductive rights and reproductive rights in this context has been interpreted to include abortion, and this is -- >> interpreted by you. >> -- an interpretation -- yes, and a number of other people who looked at it as well. the point is that if this does mean something, and if it could mean something that could impact u.s. law. >> but this treaty states it's not self-executing. and the u.s. supreme court has said that a non-self executing treaty doesn't create obligations that could be enforced in u.s. federal courts. >> the fact that it may be non-self executing, anderson, doesn't me
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Dec 8, 2012 2:00pm PST
we're serious about reducing our deficit while still investing in things like education and research that are important to growing our economy, and if we're serious about protecting middle class families then we're also going to have to ask the wealthiest americans to pay higher tax rates. that is one principle i wouldn't compromise on. >> speaker john boehner has a different view. he says the president needs to abandon what he called his "my way or the highway approach," in his words. if the president does that a lot of things are possible. >>> syrian rebels are battling army units around the capital. activists say 26 people were killed in the damascus suburbs today, while 29 more were killed around the country. meanwhile, the u.s. and other officials warning against chemical weapons. syria says it would never use the chemical weapons against its own people but warns that terrorists could use it against the people. >>> and linebacker jerry brown, a dallas cowboy, a member of the team's practice squad was pronounced dead at the hospital. he was riding in a car driven by josh
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Dec 7, 2012 1:00am PST
who do not have access to a public school education. it affords them huge rights and for the united states to not be in the vanguard, we have been in the forefront of disability rights and disability rights has always been a bipartisan cause in -- from the rehab act of 1973 to special education where people like my dad worked with senator orrin hatch, so many other republicans in a bipartisan way because disability crosses every single socioeconomic barrier. so i think what's upsetting about this vote, disability law that was never political before is politicized. >> besides john mccain, former senator dole, you had dick thornburgh, former attorney general who i guess is the father of a disabled child? >> that's correct, yeah. >> if anybody would know about the impact of the u.s. law, the former attorney general of the united states would have a pretty good idea if this impacted u.s. law. >> i think that's a very good point. we did have eight republicans and i take my hat off to them because they had to face very stiff pressure by the far right not to join with the democrats to vote
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Dec 9, 2012 10:00pm PST
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Dec 4, 2012 7:00pm PST
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Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
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Dec 11, 2012 9:00pm PST
, things like defense, homeland security, education, it's so-called entitlements. you've got to kurt althe increase in spending on things like medicare that's putting us in the hole. >> what you don't want to do you don't want the make it punitive for people to make charitable donations. to me that's another lose argument for the republican. you got to be very careful where you encourage the cutting of entitlements. >> yeah. one thing i don't think i should ask a democrat to do is turn medicare into a voucher program. you know, the paul ryan budget had a premium support system, which i think makes sense, but a lot of people on the left are not going to go there, but i think we could adjust the age of eligibility for medicare from 65 to 67 over the next 30 years. cue ask all three of us to pay the full cost of part b premiums. >> prescription drugs. >> the prescription drug benefit. make us pay the full costs. we can afford it. but here's what i would say, how this movie ends -- and that's your question. >> yes. >> we will wind up losing on probably the rate issue by the end of the ye
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Dec 6, 2012 8:00pm PST
guesswork, conjecture, educated guesswork to be sure, but still, they're conjecture. it's not like a court of law where you say this is the evidence, this is irrefutable proof. on the other hand there are certain things that the intelligence community can do. for example, they can assess how stockpiles were accumulated in a particular country. you mentioned that the russians had supplied some chemical agents to the syrians and that's absolutely true. you can assess how each area supplies the syrians. you know what they've done, how they've done it and how often they do it. also you can have some intelligence sometimes from human sources that specifically outlines exactly, you know, how good the chemical weapons are, whether they'll be used, whether there's good training for it, what kind of training these people have and all of that is weighed in when they make their assessment. >> there are reports that the assad regime has loaded the chemical weapons onto missiles. you need to get between assad and the person that pushes the button on the missile. how do we know that? >> there are
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Dec 5, 2012 2:00am PST
things -- able to invest in things like education and research and development that are important to our growth, and if we're going to protect middle-class families, then we're going to have to have higher rates for the wealthiest americans, folks like me. >> white house correspondent dan lothian joins us live from washington this morning. nice to have you with us. >> good to see you. >> what's the next move for republicans, dan? >> well, you know, i think republicans are in a difficult spot here. one of the sticking points is this $800 billion in new tax revenue. this is part of speaker john boehner's proposal. it doesn't call for more taxes on the wealthy, but it does call for eliminating some deductions, closing loopholes. nonetheless, there are some conservatives who are pushing back on this. they think that this will hurt job growth and these are conservatives who are backed by the tea party. they're outright rejecting it. what you're seeing here developing is that republicans are not speaking with one voice. >> republicans should not be conceding that the federal government nee
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Dec 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
very well educated guests said in your last segment. 40% of all gun sales are -- you talked about how many federally licensed gun dealers there are. keeping a gun out of the hand of a convicted fellon or somebody who is mentally ill has nothing to do with the second amendment. i would hope that he agrees. >> good. >> so my hope is that we can feend a middle ground. together we can find sensible solutions. and maybe we can have the civil discourse that is going to be necessary to solve this problem. >> let me ask you this, would you believe that if everybody had been armed in the shopping call this would have prevented them from killing anybody? >> piers first of all, i never encourage anybody to be armed. >> who do you encourage to be armed? >> you should have the right to be armed. no firearms allowed. the theater in aurora had a sign that said no firearms allowed. if you look at these mass shootings, where do they happen? >> in school zones. in movie theaters, doesn't that make an alarm bell? >> until 2004, following the ban on the assault weapons, there was a ban and now there
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Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
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Dec 4, 2012 8:00pm PST
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Dec 4, 2012 9:00pm PST
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Dec 11, 2012 8:00am PST
defense, nothing for education, food, safety, veterans, the whole shebang. it's basically in your own personal economy like spending every cent you earn on your mortgage and nothing else. no food,clothes, no car, you get the picture, right. the 20-year prediction is even more mind blowing. the big four is set to consume $1.21 for every $1 that you pay in in taxes, which brings us back to the cliff, the fiscal cliff, and how lawmakers can fix this very expensive problem. terry savage is the nationally syndicated financial columnist for the "chicago sun-times." terry, it's good of you to join us today. i think my first question is, with most households we think, spend less, try to earn more and we'll fix our problem. and that's essentially what the fiscal cliff is, but it's just too much of these solutions that the fiscal cliff presents, how am i going to word that? it's too much austerity and it is too much tax increases at least, for the budget, or the for the economy to manage. so my question is, that was very wordy, how much is too much, how much is too late to try to just stabilize
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Dec 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
educated outside of north korea that the might be more reform oriented and the fact the brought in some of his own people lent credence to this hypothesis. i think we have seen clearerly from these sorts of actions, both in april, only weeks after a deal with the obama administration and now this launch that there really isn't a change in behavior. the leaders have changed but the behavior pretty much remains the same. >> barbara starr, if you could weigh in for a moment. did we expect a lot less from this leader, and if so, or if not, why does this matter so much? >> i think they least hoped he wouldn't go down this road of another missile launch in the attempt to launch from that missile something in to space, a satellite, which is what the pentagon is saying did happen tonight. why does it matter so much? asia is the economic power house already now and in the future. you have china militarizing in that region, north korea and so much commerce, money, and trade that everyone depends on now in asia. to have the militarization of the region by two such uncertain countries with uncertain t
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Dec 10, 2012 10:00pm PST
united states? >> control over kids, control over state law, control over the american educational system, never, absolutely not. >> all right. jeff toobin, thanks. let us know what you think. we're on twitter right now. @andersoncooper. i'll be tweeting tonight. >>> up next, are republicans and democrats looking for ways of climbing down from the fiscal cliff? new signs of give on both sides but can both sides go far enough without losing the support of their core supporters? [ female announcer ] what if the next big thing, isn't a thing at all? it's lots of things. all waking up. ♪ becoming part of the global phenomenon we call the internet of everything. ♪ trees will talk to networks will talk to scientists about climate change. cars will talk to road sensors will talk to stoplights about traffic efficiency. the ambulance will talk to patient records will talk to doctors about saving lives. it's going to be amazing. and exciting. and maybe, most remarkably, not that far away. the next big thing? we're going to wake the world up. ♪ and watch, with eyes wide, as it gets to w
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Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm PST
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Dec 11, 2012 1:00pm PST
, like health care, education, housing assistance. our chief political analyst gloria borger has been looking at all of these numbers. the dire consequences of going over the cliff, is it enough to force a deal? >> no. and that's what is sort of striking about it. when you talk to some liberal democrat, they actually say, you know what, maybe it's better to go off the cliff because you get the defense spending cuts that dana was talking about and the tax cuts for the wealthy expire. you can always restore the tax cuts for the middle class. she talked to some republicans, they say a bad deal is not what we want. they don't want any deal. and then, of course, you talk to the american public as we keep doing here. and the american public, take a look at this, they believe that if there is no deal, it would have a negative impact on their financial situation. i think the real problem here, wolf, is that every politician understands that they are going to get criticized if there is a deal. so what's going on right now is that they are positioning themselves so that their constituencies bel
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Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm PST
earmarked for drug education and health programs. >> reporter: a former senior executive at microsoft now the head of a proposed pot a proposed pot empire. >> what we're doing is creating the adequacategory of premium marijuana, something that doesn't exist until right now. >> reporter: he envisions two dozen shops in washington and eventually colorado. >> what were you more passionate about, marijuana or computers, technology? >> right now marijuana. >> reporter: they still have to license growers and sellers of marijuana products. that could take a year or month. the justice department is only saying it's reviewing legalization laws and has reminded states, in the u.s. government's eyes, pot is illeg illegal. >> the federal government could come in and end this. i hope it doesn't. i hope, obama, if you're listening right now, you have compassion for everybody out here. >> reporter: recognition, even on this day, their new right fragile and uncertain. now, it it may get a little more certain in days to come. colorado before january 5th is supposed to approve, and the governor is going to
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Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
. you're right. that's where it needs to change. we need to have an educated, open discussion about how we can get guns out of the wrong hands. >> you'll be back at 10:00, an hour from now. joe carter, thank you very much. >>> the man who took this picture, a 58-year-old father pushed on to the tracks as the train was speeding toward him. there was nothing he could do, the photographer said, to save the man. >> it's not as if i wran to the post and said hey i have a photograph you may be interested in. if the same thing happened again under the same circumstances whether i had a camera or not and i ran toward it, there is no way i could rescue mr. han. what really surprises me is the people who were maybe 100 feet or 150 feet away from mr. han, they did not reach out to help him. >> police are now questioning another man. they say he implicated himself in the incident. mary snow has been following this story from new york. [ bleep ]. >> take your [ bleep ] over there. >> reporter: why exactly these men were fighting is unclear. moments after this video obtained by the new york police was r
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Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
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Dec 10, 2012 2:00am PST
earnings for all majors, 2.4 million. and education, 1.8 million. this goes into our discussion, should be lower tuition for students in the in-demand fields. they should make more money. >> not all about money. let's be clear. science, technology, math, fantastic things, but we need to be careful about undervaluing things like english, languages, arts. >> one of the reasons why we are so innovative. all of the stem majors, but they say how do we make a university system like the american university system and that comes from liberal arts. >> the humanity part is the part they are looking for. thank you. >>> 25 minutes past the hour. emotional roller coster in the nfl. how the dallas cowboy has to overcome a life and death crisis off the field. and focus on victory. and leaving the house, watch us any time on desk top or mobile phone, at cnn.com/tv. list of almost two thousand corporate partners - companies like microsoft, american red cross and adobe - to create options for you. not only that, we're using what we learn from these partners to shape our curriculum, so that when y
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Dec 11, 2012 2:00am PST
strident and difficult if you will, less tolerant. whether it was immigration or education, or voter suppression that we saw recently. each and every one of these issues really was counter to my values, that my mother and father raised me on. >> crist's switch wasn't a great surprise. he endorsed president obama and spoke at the democratic convention as well. >>> the most famous portrait ever, ever, in history. and now a crew is digging for the most famous remains in history. >> and ben wedeman is on the trail with them. >> reporter: the story has perplexed people for centuries. the mona lisa by da vinci. in the frigid bowels of what was once a convent in florence, there is a project to find and identify the remains of a woman that posed for da vinci more than 500 years ago. historical documents seem to indicate this is the place where lisa giardini, otherwise known as mona lisa was buried. beyond that, it's all a mystery. the remains of five females have been found here. the skull may have been of lisa the second wife of a wealthy florence silk merchant. remains will be compared wit
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Dec 11, 2012 11:00am PST
education, the last in people making -- having good jobs. we don't want that here in michigan. we want to create good jobs here. we don't want a race for the bottom. this will basically reinforce the fact that people make less money who are not in the union. so we really don't -- this is out to discriminate against unions, to make it so people don't want to join unions. what we want to do is now is to encourage that. >> you want to bring jobs to michigan, you want to bring business to michigan, but the thing is, you know, some businesses won't hire or even work with some of the unions because in these times they simply cannot afford it. and proponents of right to work, they say like bobby say this attracts economic development. do you disagree with that? >> that's absolutely untrue. what happened right now is michigan is on its way back. we have very low unemployment going down here. we're thriving. the auto industry is back. the state is coming back because of what barack obama did. this state turned the corner now. we're creating good jobs here with good wages. without right to work. th
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Dec 6, 2012 11:00am PST
women and children with assistance and child care aid. cuts to education nearly 100,000 head start spots at risk. more than 25,000 teachers and teachers aids could lose their jobs and science and public research grants could be cut including in to cancer and childhood diseases. fewer americans could receive drug abuse treatment and $700 million slashed from the epa budget. cutting back of food inspection. disaster relief, omb says, quote, the federal emergency management administration's ability to respond would be undermined. and finally, from border patrol to hiring new fbi agents, correction officers, federal prosecutors, all could be scaled back. now, all of these cuts, brooke, don't happen exactly at 12:01 a.m. on january 2nd. they happen over the course of a year. but agencies are preparing for an impasse in washington. this is exactly, exactly what policymakers are trying to avoid. brooke? >> thank you. >>> shock waves in washington today. powerful republican senator calling it quits. south carolina's senator jim demint will be stepping down december 31st to lead the heritag
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Dec 10, 2012 1:00pm PST
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Dec 9, 2012 4:00am PST
, i'm always looking for something fun and educational to do together. nature spot quest is our spot. opened in march 2011 with more than 7,000 square feet of interactive educational things to do and see, the exhibit has the feel of a playground and the educational tools of classroom. every nook and cranny offers children a new adventure. unlike traditional museums, at naturequest children are challenged from self-discovery to explore and be curious in a hands-on environment just like real scientists. with over 100 interactive encounters to choose from, a few of my son's favorites include the clubhouse build in the trees and human fossils and the simulating river that seems to be swimming when they step on it. >> naturequest is this amazingly fun world that's scientifically lis tick. you can explore from the oceans and top of the mountains and everywhere you look there's something to do, something to find. >> what does a 2-year-old care about science? >> not much, but my son has so much fun exploring he doesn't lielz his little brain is working too. ann clair stapleton, cnn, atlanta.
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Dec 9, 2012 10:00am PST
standing in lotts of areas, from competitiveness to education, the new number one in most cases a scandinavian country, what is the credit sauce? we'll dig into it. but first here's my take. as we debate whether the two parties can ever come together and get things done, here is something president obama could do probably by himself that would be a single accomplishment of his presidency, end the war on terror. for the first time since 9/11, an administration official has raised this prospect. said in a speech to the oxford union last week, that as the battle against al qaeda continues, there will be come a tipping point as so many of the leaders and operatives of al qaeda have killed or captures such as al qaeda as we know it has been effectively destroyed. our efforts should no lo loaninger -- this is the longest period that the united states has lived in such a situation. longer than the civil war, world war i, world war ii, it grants the government extraordinary authorities and effectively suspends civil liberties for anyone the government deems the minute and also keeps us at
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Dec 8, 2012 6:30am PST
management agency's ability to respond to terrorism and other catastrophes. and education could be cut by more than $4 billion. 100,000 children could lose their place in headstart. the white house says more than 25,000 teachers and aides could lose their jobs. the national education association, it puts that number even higher, closer 2080,000 jobs lost. mark moriel is the president of the national urban league and will cain is a cnn contributor and jane zahadi is a writer at cnn money. mark, all of this, all of this, is if they go over the fiscal cliff and they don't fix it, and they never fix it, right, the worst case scenario. my question for you. so much talk about taxes for the rich but isn't it true if the sequester goes into effect and isn't fix this will d disproportionately hurt the poor? >> it would because it would be tax increases on middle and working class americans and hard cuts across the board in defense and domestic programs, including education and job training so there's -- >> 700,000 mothers and children will lose nutrition assistance and 80,000 fewer child care s
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Dec 8, 2012 4:00pm PST
recent research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> we have been telling you about these two unlikely but powerful men who have teamed up to fight for same sex marriage in california. they say it is not a matter of being republican or democrat, and same sex marriage is simply an issue of civil rights. cnn's gloria borger tells us how the story of this political odd couple began. >> we now need to resolve this election. >> reporter: it was the historic case that decided the presidency and divided the nation. olson and boyce were the ones on the steps of the supreme court battling it out. that was then. this is now. on the streets of new york, they're talking anything but the law. >> it is called crazy heart, jeff bridges. >> i know, i know. i haven't seen that. i want to see that, though, and avatar. >> reporter: yethey have come a long way. let me play a game with you. great lawyer. >> ted. >> david. >> reporter: that'
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Dec 6, 2012 8:00am PST
it to raise lots of money and use that money for education and other things. >> all right. thank you for that. clearly so many more questions, legal questions, and for that we'll skip over to our joey jackson, legal commentator who joins us live from atlanta now. i think one of the big questions that also still remains for all of those guys out there having all sorts of fun in the park, there is still a federal law that says you can't smoke it. you can't carry it. you can't buy it. you can't sell it. you can't do anything when it comes to dope and the feds. how are these two entities going to compromise in this respect? >> with great difficulty. that was some party they had there. the federal law is pretty significant here because of course as you know back in 1970 we had a controlled substance act under nixon and one of those drugs that the fed said, you know what, was illegal and as you mentioned you can't manufacture and you can't produce and you can't import and you can't distribute and you can't sell would be marijuana and that's problematic because you have something called the
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Dec 12, 2012 4:00am PST
, like immigration. talk about deportation. when you talk about education, they defund it. talk about voter suppression, they deny voting to people, and i just can't embrace that anymore and be true to myself. >> let me read some of your own quotes back to you. hard to be more conservative than i am on the issues. back on 2009. pro life, pro gun, pro family, i'm anti tax. have you changed on those four specific things? >> no, i'm not saying that at all. i'm pro life, but i don't believe in imposing my will on other people. i believe people should support and protect the second amendment. i believe raising taxes isn't something anybody wants to do. certainly i never wanted to do it as a legislator or as governor. i believe in public safety. i believe in protecting the environment. i live in florida, the most beautiful state in the country in my humble opinion. these things i have always believed in. education, ethics, the environment, protecting the economy, and fighting for people. >> let's focus on taxes for a moment. in the fiscal cliff debate, tax is a big part of that. where do yo
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Dec 5, 2012 4:00am PST
about reducing our deficit while still being able to invest in things like education and research and development that are important to our growth and if we're going to protect middle class families, then we're going to have to have higher rates for the wealthiest americans, folks like me. >> white house correspondent dan loa lothian is in washington, d.c. this morning. so who has the ball? and whose court is it in at this point? >> reporter: first of all, we know that house gop had that counter offer, which white house spokesman jay carney has referred to as, quote, magic beans and fairy dust. we expect for republicans to put pressure on the white house to engage. in addition to that, to lock for whatever ways the white house might be able to look for cuts to entitlements. i think what's difficult now is to figure out exactly where the negotiations stand because from the white house perspective, they're saying that conversations continue, but there are house republican aids who are telling me that there are no phone conversations, no e-mails being exchanged. so it's difficult to
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Dec 12, 2012 9:00am PST
medicine, so part is about educating buyers, educating individuals to be more sophisticated in understanding there's no scientific basis for rhino horns being a medicinal cure for anything at all. also, understanding that the trade is international. here in los angeles it's a major hub for the trade in rhino horn. illegal crime syndicates, it supports militias and destabilizes nations. it's both an issue at the source. it's a consumer education awareness. if there's no demand there's no supply. we all need to come together. >> phillippe, what can we do, just as normal folks, everyday people if we want to stop something like this? >> well, as i said, it's a big consumer issue. what will surprise many people to know is that the united states is probably the second largest destination for illegal wildlife products, tigers, ivory, rhino horn. in many cases there are even websites here in the united states that cater, fashion websites, antique websites that cater to the illegal ivory trade, for example. lots of rhino horn here in los angeles. it's an issue of law enforcement, increa
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Dec 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
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